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Optimizing Blight Strategies
/ August 23, 2014
New Orleanians are rightfully concerned about blighted properties. Although blight ...
Blight Reduction Strategy
/ March 18, 2014
An analysis by Justin Kray As a City Planner and former lead architect of the BlightStat program while working at OPA, I am in a unique position to offer some deeper insight on this ...
What’s Wrong with This Picture?
/ February 24, 2014
courtesy the Urban Conservancy What’s Wrong with This Picture? A Public Forum on Yard Paving Excessive paving in the required front and corner lot side yard areas, as well as ...
CITY AUCTION PRODUCES MIXED RESULTS
/ May 17, 2013
$368,000 for 200 North Alexander to bidder #5. A well-known Faubourg St. John resident who lives on the bayou and a man from Chicago were rumored to be the back-n-forth bidders. ...
/ April 11, 2013
by Charlie London I took a new job about six months ago that no longer allows me to attend the BlightStat meetings on a regular basis as I once did. It was great to see the ...
/ March 2, 2013
http://fsjna.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Esplanade+Bike+Path+Study1a.pdf click on the announcement for a larger view Tuesday | March 5th Meet under the big dome on the bayou –> ...
/ November 30, 2012
Have you seen those Discount Tree Cutting signs? Those plywood signs that are 4 feet by 4 feet in size posted about 15-20 feet high on utility poles throughout the city? These signs ...
Be a Blight Czar
/ November 30, 2012
You can be the “Blight Czar” for your neighborhood right at your computer. Go to http://blightstatus.nola.gov and enter the name of any street in your area to see ...
/ October 11, 2012
Click here to view the City’s presentation at today’s BlightStat meeting. MAYOR LANDRIEU, CODE FOR AMERICA TO UNVEIL NEW TECHNOLOGY TO TRACK BLIGHTED PROPERTIES If you are ...
BlightStat Gets National Recognition
/ September 26, 2012
NEW ORLEANS, LA — Today, the City of New Orleans announced that its Blight Reduction Strategy has been named a 2012 Bright Idea in Government by Harvard University’s Ash ...
Code for America
/ September 18, 2012
Jennifer Pahlka talks about Code for America. A Code for America team is currently working on the BLIGHT STATUS website.
BLIGHT STATUS AVAILABLE OCTOBER 11th
/ September 18, 2012
BlightSTATUS makes it simple for residents to find out what’s going on with blighted properties in their community – no long waits on the telephone or visits to City Hall required. A ...
/ September 13, 2012
by Charlie London The Landrieu administration currently has a goal of removing 10,000 “units” of blight in 4 years. Units are individual apartments/condos or lots with ...
City Touts Progress in Fight Against Blight
/ August 23, 2012
article by Mitch Landrieu, Mayor of New Orleans | photo by Charlie London New Orleans received exciting news this week in the fight against blight in our city. As of March 2012, there ...
Blight on the Bayou Removed
/ August 9, 2012
This Bayou St. John property cost the property owner $150,000 to demolish the building. Consistent action from the city got the building demolished. The city’s enforcement of laws gave ...
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